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Militia Groups

Over 350 Child Soldiers In Central African Republic Released From Captors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact

Peace talks between governing bodies, aid organizations and armed groups in Central African Republic have led to a historic number of children being f...

Bundy Ranch Standoff Emboldens Militia Groups

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

By Jonathan Allen April 17 (Reuters) - Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester a...

Hutaree Militia Staying In Jail: Court Issues Emergency Order

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A federal appeals court on Thursday intervened to block the release of nine members of a Michigan militia accused of plotting to overt...

Militias On The Rise: Armed Groups Feeding Off Politics

Reuters | James B. Kelleher and Ed Stoddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States is one of the few Western democratic countries that permit independent militias. Their rapid growth coincides with a sharp rise in p...

The Resurgence of the Militia Movement

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

The most fitting way to honor the victims of Oklahoma City, and to make sure that their sacrifices were not in vain, is to ensure that no new McVeigh is able to emerge from the shadows to wreak destruction and sorrow.

Oklahoma Tea Party Plans To Form Armed Militia

AP | SEAN MURPHY and TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Frustrated by recent political setbacks, tea party leaders and some conservative members of the Oklahoma Legislature say they wo...

Midwest Militia Raids: Agents Seize Gas Masks, Guns, Knives, More

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Federal agents investigating what they describe as a Christian militia bent on violence against police seized suspected crack cocaine ...

FBI Investigating Extremist Group Letters Telling Governors To Leave Office

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's call to remove governors from office could provoke vio...

Hutaree Militia Planned To Kill Cop And Bomb Funeral, Prosecutors Say

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DETROIT — Nine alleged members of a Christian militia group that was girding for battle with the Antichrist were charged Monday with plotting to...

Officials See Rise In Militia Groups Across US

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Militia groups with gripes against the government are regrouping across the country and could grow rapidly, according to an organiz...

Scott Roeder: Latest Guy With a Gun Who Made the Rules

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

"The guys with the guns make the rules" was the rallying cry Wayne LaPierre of the NRA offered attendees at this year's CPAC convention.

McCain/Palin's Militia Politics

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

What is truly dangerous is how the garbage spewed out by the McCain/Palin campaign is such ideal fodder for the paranoia that was the meat-and-potatoes of the militia movement.